We may seem to know a lot about breast cancer, but sometimes there is so much information that we may have difficulty in processing it all. Oftentimes, when we are talking about breast cancer to patients and survivors we are unsure of how to discuss the subject without offending anyone or speaking out of turn.
To help you understand more about this disease and what to say and what not to say about it, we’ve put together a list of 11 crucial things no one tells you about breast cancer (source: Healthy Live News website)
1. Even though being positive is extremely important to help you deal with your disease, you can’t overcome breast cancer just with a strong will.
“I wish people would stop saying they ‘beat’ cancer. I saw a commercial the other day that featured a breast cancer survivor saying that ‘you can do anything you set your mind to.’ It’s not that simple.”
—Miranda Hermanski, Facebook